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“HOW TO DRINK CHAMPAGNE ON A BEER BUDGET IN THE PHILIPPINES”

Nina Villarina Our Babes and Beer Winner

Living in the Philippines can save you big bucks Do you have expensive tastes? Moreover, does your spouse, girlfriend, or boyfriend have expensive tastes? Well, hold on, Pilgrim, today’s post “HOW TO DRINK CHAMPAGNE ON A BEER BUDGET IN THE PHILIPPINES” is just for you. A quick online check of champagne prices in the Philippines … Read more

“7 SECRETS TO BECOMING A POPULAR EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES”

7 SECRETS TO BECOMING A POPULAR EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINE

First of all, if something is a secret, I probably shouldn’t be revealing it. I’ve lived in the Philippines for over 11 years. As a result, I’ve learned how to curry favor among the locals. Hence, I felt compelled to share this post “7 SECRETS TO BECOMING A POPULAR EXPAT IN THE PHILIPPINES.” “7 SECRETS … Read more

“PHILIPPINE IMMIGRATION WARNS AGAIN: ‘NO VISA, NO ENTRY!'”

No visa, no entry rule for alien spouses of Pinoys. The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reminded foreign spouses of Filipinos intending to travel to the Philippines that they need to secure or possess the appropriate visas to enter the country. BI Commissioner Jaime Morente issued the reminder after learning that several foreigners, allegedly married to … Read more

Immigrating to the Philippines during COVID-19

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Are you considering immigrating to the Philippines during COVID-19? Because of the current coronavirus pandemic, only foreigners with long-term visas are currently able to enter the Philippines. Therefore, why even consider immigrating to the Philippines during COVID-19? Certainly, this current crisis won’t last forever. Consequently, now would be a good time to plan for when … Read more

Massive Internet Problems in the Philippines

Massive internet problems in the Philippines are not a new issue. Since moving to the Philippines over 11 years, I’ve experienced crippling, frustrating slow internet speeds. We’ve been using Globe for the past several years now. Check out the miserable results from Ookla. Massive internet problems in the Philippines The acronym Mbps stands for “megabits per second.” … Read more

What is the Proper Abbreviation for the Philippines?

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Seems like the Philippines, like other governments across the planet, love acronyms. Since retiring to the Philippines almost 11 years ago, I’ve encountered an abundance of abbreviations. Because I read about a dozen Filipino online newspapers a day, I’ve had to “Google” frequently to see what the acronyms stood for. “RP,” “Republic of the Philippines” … Read more

Should Lori Loughlin have Attempted to Bribe College Officials in Philippines?

Because I have too much time on my hands, I read the entertainment news along with local news reports from the Philippines. I ran across a trending article this morning. Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have plead guilty to conspiracy charges in an alleged nationwide college entrance exam cheating scandal. Consequently, I have to wonder … Read more

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